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Fitting out ferrocement hulls

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Adlard Coles , St. Albans, [Eng.]
Concrete b
StatementRobert Tucker.
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LC ClassificationsVM323 .T8 1977
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 187 p. :
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Open LibraryOL4597744M
ISBN 100229115128
LC Control Number77360445

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Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert Tucker. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: The publication is intended to provide the reader with a sound basic knowledge of ferrocement and its potential and limitations in boatbuilding.

It is assumed that those people using this document are already familiar with the construction of small fishing boats. The sections cover all stages of building a small ferrocement fishing craft from design and lofting requirements and techniques, to.

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Building a boat is a complex task, requiring highly specialised skills, however, this book on how to build-it-yourselves a fishing boat (I write yourselves, as even when the hull can be finished in about 72 hours, 47 persons are needed for the task), describes the steps involved, in a way that finally is much more simple and less costly than s: 1.

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Fitting Out Ferrocement Hulls. Tucker, Robert. Published by Adlard Coles Fitting out ferrocement hulls book, London () ISBN ISBN Used. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features cost course cruising curing curves deck deck beam diesel Draft drawing easily edge ends engine ensure epoxy extra fair feet ferro-cement ferro-cement boat finish fishing fittings floor foot four frames framework fuel gals give handle hold horizontal hull ideal inches.

Ferrocement/timber fitting out. It is likely that timber is still the principle material used in underdeveloped countries for building small to medium sized fishing boat hulls and for fitting out. This section explores the requirements for fitting out a ferrocement hull in timber.

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Joints and Fastenings. The application of the paints to the outside of the hull in the primer stage can be fitted in to suit the progress of the fitting out and do not require the need for marking off the water line and boot top line. It will be usual to apply the means of striking the water line prior to applying the hull.

Ferrocement, also referred to as ferro concrete or reinforced concrete, a mixture of Portland cement and sand applied over layers of woven or expanded steel mesh and closely spaced small-diameter steel rods can be used to form relatively thin, compound-curved sheets of concrete ideal for such applications as hulls for boats, shell roofs, and water tanks.

Sheathing In Ferro-Cement. By Colin The sheathing of old wooden constructed boats with ferro-cement is. a tried and proven process that has been in. This site is devoted to the promotion of Ferroboats as well as a base for all matters Ferro in the boating world. Ferro-cement is the name given by English speaking people to a boat building method using steel wires covered with a sand and cement plaster, patented in by the French, who called it Ferciment.

"The Sailing Seventies - Ferro-cement Catalogue". Samson Marine Design Enterprises "The Sailing Seventies - Designs, Engines, Chandlery. Rigging etc".Samson Marine Design Enterprises "Fitting Out Ferro-cement Hulls" by Robert Tucker. Publisher: Adlard Coles £5 each plus p&p or all five of them for £20 plus p&p.

combination fishing boat with ferro-cement hull and decks. The heart of the boat as a "multi- purpose fishing machine" lay in the hydraulic power system, driven off the main engine, designed to operate a variety of rapidly interchangeable fishing rigs.

The idea being that crews working these boats from remote islands in the Bahamas'. When fitting anodes on a ferrocement hull, ensure that: The anode fixing studs are isolated from the hull steel reinforcement by fitting a plastic insulating sleeve to the shank of the stud and by applying a generous amount of marine-grade sealant.

The anode-fixing stud collar is bedded in several layers of glass fibre and epoxy resin. It looks like the rewriting of a 70s book. Also plenty of re-edited books, and PDF of studies, papers and so on.

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All that has been written during the 70's. After; black out. I did not find any recent serious professional book or technical paper about ferro on working boats.

It seems that there are very few built now. There must be a reason. Boat building books and guides from Hartley Boats are the perfect additional resource to go with our boat plans. Packed with drawings and photographs giving in-depth details of construction and fitting out of both power and sailboats in plywood, wood, grp/frp and steel for both amateurs and professionals.

Ferro-cement boat hulls are not the most popular in the marine industry. They present the boat owner with unique maintenance problems. The cement composite is poured over an iron frame of rebar and hardware cloth.

Consequently the boat's hull surface is rough and grainy, similar to a concrete porch or sidewalk. The owner had a Sea lord that he circumnavigated the globe. I believe it was named the Ahwanee. (I would have to find the book to cofirm that) He claimed to have bottomed out at one point on a coral reef, after floating free, went into a harbor and essentially claims to have “Just repainted the Hull.” 2.

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Repairing Ferro-Cement Hull Damage. Is it satisfactory to use standard ferro-cement methods to repair a hole in a ferro-cement boat. This is the text promo text here. A fast method of repair is to knock out broken pieces with a hammer until the mesh is completely free of all loose particles. An epoxy mortar is worked into the old edges and.

I haven't thought about ferro-cement boats since the 's, when I was dreaming of building one. Probably good I didn't. A guy in my neighborhood did and the unfinished hull sat in has back yard for about 30 years - until his widow had a crew come in and demo it and haul away the residue.

The annex contains costings, and drawings of a m ferrocement trawler built in India with FAO technical assistance; general arrangement, hull construction, lines plans, frames, and superstructure are covered.

Rev. of the book published as FAO fisheries technical paper no. 96 in It is assumed that those people using this document are already familiar with the construction of small fishing boats. The sections cover all stages of building a small ferrocement fishing craft from design and lofting requirements and techniques, to repairs and the preparation and painting of a ferrocement hull.

Robert Tucker has 29 books on Goodreads with 64 ratings. Robert Tucker’s most popular book is Thirsty for Health. Over this finished framework, an appropriate mixture of cement, sand and water is spread out.

During hardening, the ferrocement is kept moist, to ensure that the cement is able to set and harden. The wall thickness of ferrocement constructions is in general between 10 and 30 mm (3/8 to /8 inch).

Ferrocement or ferro-cement is a system of construction using reinforced mortar or plaster (lime or cement, sand and water) applied over an "armature" of metal mesh, woven expanded-metal or metal-fibers and closely spaced thin steel rods such as metal commonly used is iron or some type of steel.

The cement is typically a very rich mix of cement and sand in a ratio; and when used.Once the nuts are tight climb back out of the boat and remove the thru-hull fitting. Clean it with Acetone then lather it up with a marine sealant of your choice. Now use a step wrench, and a large adjustable wrench, and tighten the thru-hull into the flange from outside the boat.

Ferrocement tanks are used in many regions of the world as water storage tanks. The low-cost technology is simple, durable, and reproducible. Before building the walls and roof of the tank, there must be a sturdy foundation in place.

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